Rockfax Description
The parallel thin cracks just left of the slab's most prominent crack, climbed by Pharos, is yet another enjoyable pitch. Start at a smooth slab below the cracks.
Climb up the smooth lower slab to the cracks and follow these all of the way to a double bolt lower-off. © Rockfax

Ticklists: West Country Climbs.


ClimberDateStyle
AshBarnes 06/Sep Lead O/S
with Jake
JGriffiths 06/Sep Lead O/S
stoneback 16/Aug TR
with Alan
Scott.OD 17/Jul Lead dnf
StephB 06/Jul TR RP

Said I'd be back to finish, scary start but felt good to top off.

with Nigel
NigelHurst 06/Jul Lead dnf

Having top roped previously decide to have a go leading. Managed start and got some gear in but than backed off onto Baldest halfway up. Odd as I found the second half easier on top rope. Definitely a head thing, going to be my summer project I think!

with Steph
Hidden 01/Jul Lead O/S
will_benfold 01/Jul Lead O/S
with Georgina Brooke
Hidden 01/Jul 2nd
Georgina Brooke 01/Jul 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Jun TR O/S
NigelHurst 22/Jun TR O/S

Good slab route, first slab I have really enjoyed. Start a bit bold but trust your feet and once you're on the cracks, easy going.

with Steph
StephB 22/Jun TR dnf

was getting too dark to concentrate, will return and finish another day

with Nigel
Hidden 21/Jun Lead rpt
andyclimber 14/Jun Lead rpt

Fancied another lead on this as I enjoyed it last time. Interestingly I was glad I had my new micro nuts for the first bit (didn't have these last time so must have been braver and got further up before getting the first piece in).

Morticia 14/Jun 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 13/May TR
Meinertzhagen 13/May 2nd
with Christopher Lyus, Niall Lusby
Donny M 07/May 2nd
with Peter Derrett
Gillie 03/May TR O/S
with Lanners
SteveLobley 23/Apr TR O/S

Quite tricky in places but nice slab climbing

with Rich Taylor
Hidden 21/Apr 2nd
andyclimber 16/Apr TR O/S

Top roped to see what the hear was loke as looked poor from the ground. Turns out there is more than meets the eye.

andyclimber 16/Apr Lead rpt

Having top roped it to check out the gear we got on it on lead. Very nice!

Hidden 14/Apr 2nd rpt
Hidden 14/Apr Lead rpt
AndyRogers 14/Apr 2nd O/S

Ian's lead . Bold start good lead by Ian. Solid throughout.

with Bill, ianlaw
LauraGoodchild 01/Apr Lead
Hidden 01/Apr 2nd
jezb1 01/Apr Lead

More steady slab padding

Radical-G 31/Mar Lead rpt
Steve Woollard 17/Mar Lead
with Ruth
Skip 11/Mar 2nd O/S
Bob Peters 11/Mar Lead rpt

First lead after doing my shoulder in. Couple of crunchy moves but feet can go anywhere on the slab so not too bad.

with Dad
Hidden 16/Feb TR
stoneback 22/Jan TR rpt
with Alan
Hidden 21/Jan TR
Hidden 01/Jan Lead
harrypayne ??/2017 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Dec/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 20/Dec/16 Lead
Hidden 11/Dec/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 11/Dec/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 10/Nov/16 TR
Hidden 30/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 23/Oct/16 2nd
Hidden 23/Oct/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Oct/16 TR
needlefluff 03/Oct/16 Lead O/S

First Lead HVS, used one bit of gear to the left about half way up, hope that was in. Nicely delicate climbing.

David Clover ?/Sep/16 Lead O/S
Jelly Mould Surfer 18/Aug/16 Lead O/S

A bold start, but escapable into the HS to its right for the first half. Good moves

with Mike Thorpe
Zoomer 06/Aug/16 TR O/S

Top roped prior to letting my god son have a go.

badgerjockey 31/Jul/16 Lead O/S

Started the day with this - definitely the toughest of the three HVSs! Made the others feel easy and safe... A mini version of the E2...

with Tom
derico 30/Jul/16 Lead β
with Jonny
Hidden 30/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/16 2nd
Josh Hadley 14/Jul/16 Lead O/S
Hidden 12/Jul/16 -
TimCul 11/Jul/16 Lead O/S
alan1234 10/Jul/16 Lead
Hidden 10/Jul/16 TR
ad111 04/Jul/16 2nd O/S
HenryMeier 02/Jul/16 TR O/S
Steve Woollard 30/Jun/16 Lead
with Carl
Allan Watson 26/Jun/16 Lead O/S

Borrowed a piece of gear from the adjacent route at about 8m as the placements on offer in this route weren't very inspiring.

Bob Peters 24/Jun/16 Lead
George.Rowland 24/Jun/16 2nd

Tricky number, great once above the thin start. Sustained overall and the bold start gets this E1 5a I reckon.

with Joe, Bob Peters
ali.scott 12/Jun/16 Lead O/S
with Soph
Hidden 12/Jun/16 2nd
dbm 10/Jun/16 2nd rpt
Hidden 10/Jun/16 TR
Anouk Spelt 09/Jun/16 TR
with Cara
Hellflame 08/Jun/16 2nd
with Tony Mills
kirsten 05/Jun/16 TR

Nice climb but not sure I'd want to risk my ankles on the bold start and bad landing a lead would involve.

with Chris Mellor
kirsten 05/Jun/16 TR
with Chris Mellor
eroica64 05/Jun/16 TR

Tricky and delicate. Think HVS 5a a bit suspect, compared to Brink of Solarity which is substantially easier.

Dr.S at work 04/Jun/16 2nd
millionpoundhat 29/May/16 Lead O/S
c jepps 23/May/16 Lead O/S
Keelan McNulty 23/May/16 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/May/16 Lead rpt
dbm 06/May/16 2nd RP
Hidden 06/May/16 TR
gonggashan 05/May/16 2nd
with Dan P
Chris Harbour 04/May/16 TR O/S

Guide says E1 5b

Hidden 01/May/16 TR
PebbleWrestler 16/Apr/16 TR O/S

Very bold start, is quite enjoyable after you get some decent pro in. I'd only lead this if I had a crash pad or two under me

with Rick Duke
GeorgeR 14/Apr/16 Lead
Hidden 12/Apr/16 TR
Hidden 08/Apr/16 Lead rpt
Hidden 05/Apr/16 TR
Hidden 03/Apr/16 TR O/S
Hidden 01/Apr/16 TR
julesmckim 31/Mar/16 2nd O/S

I didn't lead it but it felt necky for HVS. E1?

Capt. Chris 26/Mar/16 Lead O/S
Laurence20 25/Mar/16 Solo O/S
crater 14/Mar/16 2nd rpt

top end hvs

with steve
Steve Woollard 14/Mar/16 Lead
with Donald
andy dunn 12/Mar/16 Lead
with Claire
Claireybloomers 12/Mar/16 2nd
with Andy
Hidden 06/Mar/16 2nd rpt
Wendy Watthews 06/Mar/16 Lead rpt

Felt harder then last time, have to get out more now that winter is finished

with Mr G, Tom FP
Stanners 27/Feb/16 TR rpt
with Shunt
practicallypixie 27/Feb/16 2nd O/S

Hard! But my first clean HVS 2nd

Fatclimber 27/Feb/16 Lead rpt
with Abi
Hidden 15/Feb/16 TR
Hidden 30/Jan/16 TR
Will Middlemoore 23/Jan/16 TR
Mike Roger ??/2016 Lead
Hidden 29/Dec/15 Lead
bpmclimb 17/Oct/15 Lead rpt
with Alan
wurzelinzummerset 17/Oct/15 2nd
with Brian
Chilidog 03/Oct/15 2nd O/S
Tom Seccombe 03/Oct/15 Lead O/S
with Hernan (Chilli)
Hidden 13/Sep/15 Lead O/S
FernandoHidalgo 06/Sep/15 TR O/S
with Pete
Hidden ?/Sep/15 Lead
mikedevcole 28/Aug/15 Lead O/S
Pete Scott 12/Aug/15 Lead O/S
robburgundy 12/Aug/15 TR β
with Pete
jon_gill1 09/Aug/15 Lead rpt
ripper 09/Aug/15 2nd
Adam Polak 08/Aug/15 TR O/S
with Daisy
Adam Polak 02/Aug/15 TR O/S
with Daisy
Hidden 31/Jul/15 2nd
Footiemadhannah 31/Jul/15 Lead

Finally lead this route (in the same boots even more worse for wear!) Liked it, thought the top section was the hardest. Happy with that!

Hidden 29/Jul/15 2nd rpt
Hidden 29/Jul/15 2nd
Hidden 29/Jul/15 Lead rpt
Kemics 22/Jul/15 Lead rpt

Without option of micros actually managed to place enough small wallnuts. Didnt seem nearly as bold as I remembered.

with Mel
Hidden 19/Jul/15 TR
Hidden 09/Jul/15 TR O/S
JoeE 09/Jul/15 TR
Deary65 09/Jul/15 Lead O/S

Bold start. Micro-wires are useful when getting to twin cracks.

Hidden 08/Jul/15 TR O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/15 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jul/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jul/15 TR
Hidden 03/Jul/15 2nd
Circus 03/Jul/15 Lead O/S
with Seren
Cheese Monkey 29/Jun/15 Lead β

Lovely. Not that bold after the start.

with Iain
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hidden 21/Jun/15 Lead O/S
Hmgslade 21/Jun/15 2nd
with Jack
Larey 11/Jun/15 Lead O/S

Much harder and worse gear than pickpocket.

with Emily dawes
Footiemadhannah 05/Jun/15 TR

Used the top rope to climb this again, Heidi struggled with the small crack but enjoyed the climb.

Hidden 04/Jun/15 2nd O/S
mikeydee135 02/Jun/15 Lead O/S
with Z
mick1jones 27/May/15 Lead G/U

Micro wires essential on this route

with Pete
Hidden 17/May/15 Lead O/S
Tom Pillow 16/May/15 Lead O/S

I claim E1! Our guide book says it is and its harder than the hard vs's on the slab with a laughable micro wire for the first 15ft. On that basis its my first E1 lead.

with David Pillow
Kemics 09/May/15 Lead O/S

Bold! Run out start over horrible landing, only placed brass wires in entire route (and one micro cam) in fairness good placements though.

with Pete
minty1984 01/May/15 Lead O/S
KeirVonMarlon 01/May/15 Lead O/S

if not now then after!

smartydh9 01/May/15 Solo O/S
georgeevans88 26/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Great fun. Found the bold start ok and much less un-nerving that the pickpocket one.

with Caitlin
Hidden 24/Apr/15 TR
Lil_Pete 19/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Great fun and secure. I found it a bit easy to get distracted and scrimp on placing gear much to partners chagrin!

with Fliss Smith
Andy Clarke 15/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Sustained 5a climbing with fiddly gear, particularly the first placements, where I could only get micros. High in the grade I thought. With mat, so start didn't feel particularly bold.

with Johnny
Hidden 11/Apr/15 TR
hands solo 11/Apr/15 Lead O/S
Steve Woollard 05/Apr/15 TR
with Donald
crater 05/Apr/15 TR O/S
with steve
drgrange 08/Mar/15 TR O/S
with Anna
tommccluskey 24/Jan/15 Lead O/S

Bold start!

with Jess
jessbinx 24/Jan/15 2nd β
with Tom <3
BALD EAGLE 10/Jan/15 2nd
with Dave Smith
JoeE ??/2015 Lead O/S

Great route, bit runout at the start unless you have micros. I got a gold dmm nut stuck near the top, bit of crag swag for the next determined climber!

with Katie Lines
Hidden 20/Dec/14 2nd rpt
wjcdean 14/Dec/14 TR rpt
Hidden 07/Dec/14 2nd
Hidden 07/Dec/14 Lead rpt
JamesRich 06/Dec/14 Lead O/S
with Sam
steve_gibbs 29/Nov/14 Lead O/S
with Tommy Henriksson
tommy.henriksson78 29/Nov/14 2nd O/S
with steve_gibbs
arandall 24/Nov/14 2nd O/S
Wendy Watthews 24/Nov/14 Lead O/S

Bit bold at the start but exactly enough gear for the rest of the route, felt a nice hard delicate lead

sgl 15/Nov/14 Lead
with Susie
Alessandro Tentori 19/Oct/14 TR O/S
with Kirsten Donovan
Hidden 19/Oct/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Sep/14 Lead
hutchay 26/Sep/14 2nd rpt
with Levon
JamieAyres 24/Aug/14 TR rpt

Nice climb - should have led it but short on time and bravery.

gripped01 24/Aug/14 Lead
with Dave Tait
Hidden 24/Aug/14 Lead rpt
Footiemadhannah 20/Aug/14 TR

Done on a loose top rope - happy to lead next time with better boots!

Hidden 20/Aug/14 TR
Hidden 13/Aug/14 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Easty14 12/Jul/14 TR
Poco Loco 09/Jul/14 Lead rpt
with Becky, Lucy
lucyh 09/Jul/14 2nd
gingerbex 09/Jul/14 2nd rpt
Echna 26/Jun/14 TR rpt
with Rich
Nibblator 23/Jun/14 TR O/S
BStar 23/Jun/14 TR O/S

Not too bad actually. A good warm up for the E2's (on top rope)

wjcdean 21/Jun/14 TR O/S
Nibblator 21/Jun/14 TR O/S
imvarma 19/Jun/14 -
BicycleBradley 16/Jun/14 Lead O/S
Slick 11/Jun/14 2nd
with Shunt
Matthew Martin Wsm 06/Jun/14 TR rpt

flew up, definitely the hardest of the hvs climbs on the slab!

with matt sim
Hidden 06/Jun/14 2nd
Hidden 06/Jun/14 Lead O/S
humptydumpty 13/May/14 2nd O/S

Balancy smears. Would be a scary lead!

Hidden 11/May/14 2nd β
sheelba 11/May/14 Lead O/S
nicknicely 11/May/14 2nd dog

foot slip on start

with felix
felixizzy 11/May/14 Lead O/S
Echna 05/May/14 Lead O/S
with Alex
Hidden 05/May/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Apr/14 Lead
Dave Thompson 15/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Mark Lee
steve phillips 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with jerzy
Hidden 31/Mar/14 2nd
Matthew Martin Wsm 18/Mar/14 TR

quite bold start but positive hold further up

with martin paley
Deary65 18/Mar/14 TR O/S

Attempted to lead first time but bottled out. Bold start. More interesting when splits into two thin cracks near the top.

Hidden 09/Mar/14 2nd β
wilsers 09/Mar/14 TR O/S

James made it look easy. I took a bit longer....

Chazwoz 08/Mar/14 Lead β
with Toby Stead
clams ?/Mar/14 Lead
with Doug
bpmclimb 24/Feb/14 TR rpt
with Shunt
Stanners 22/Feb/14 2nd rpt
Kyle87 22/Feb/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 16/Feb/14 TR rpt
ChristyCole 19/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Hidden 19/Jan/14 2nd O/S
alastairbegley 11/Jan/14 Lead O/S

Really scary start! Much harder than the other HVS routes at the crag

NickSayers ??/2014 -
bpmclimb 17/Oct/13 TR rpt
with Shunt
stoneback 15/Oct/13 TR O/S
with Alan
Andrew Sloan 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Martin Haworth 29/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Andy
Webster 10/Sep/13 2nd

Definitely the hardest of the 3 Hvs routes

David Maddison 10/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 26/Aug/13 Lead rpt
iantoday 26/Aug/13 TR
Hidden 26/Aug/13 TR O/S
Neil Watson 13/Aug/13 Lead O/S

Really nice climb. Felt really good on it. My hardest climb to date.

with Troedyrhiw
Matthew Martin Wsm 10/Aug/13 TR

nice crack climbing hardest of the hvs climbs

with marc fenton
Hamish777 19/Jul/13 TR O/S
with Andrea
andrea83 19/Jul/13 TR O/S

Too bold for me to even think about leading this one. Nice climb though.

with Hamish
The Ivanator 12/Jul/13 2nd O/S

Bold start, some nice moves.

with Dave
davenev 12/Jul/13 Lead O/S

Hardest of the HVS routes with some tricky gear placements on the lower part

with Ivan
D Tempest 25/Jun/13 Lead O/S
with Liz
Laura Parker 23/Jun/13 TR
Alex Parker 23/Jun/13 TR

Slid off at 3 metres. Started again. Great climb if you want to improve your footwork and much harder than the two other HVS routes on this slab.

Rock_Monk3y 09/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/13 Lead
Siyfion 17/May/13 TR rpt
Hidden 28/Apr/13 Lead
Slick 08/Apr/13 2nd
with Kevin Vans-Colina
petellis 31/Mar/13 TR O/S
with Sloth
SGD 30/Mar/13 Lead
MagnusL 03/Mar/13 TR O/S
with My mate Paul
ollie_e 13/Jan/13 Lead rpt
ollie_e 08/Jan/13 Lead O/S
chrisscutt 08/Jan/13 Lead O/S
with oly
Aaron Lines 29/Nov/12 Lead O/S
with martin
pheotleyr 18/Nov/12 Lead rpt
with Jana
Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR O/S
Hidden 11/Nov/12 TR
Mark Davies PK 08/Nov/12 TR rpt
with Mr Shunt
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/Oct/12 Lead
Hidden 20/Oct/12 2nd O/S
JonHarvey 20/Oct/12 Lead O/S
SJS 07/Oct/12 Lead O/S
with Nick
Nick Russell 07/Oct/12 2nd

Bold start, side runners to the right help make it more reasonable

gingerbex 22/Sep/12 TR
with Debbie Halfhide
zcsharp 21/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Did it when it started to rain so had to hurry up on it. It was bold especially near the beginning, but wasn't too hard, i think it should be a HVS 4c

with Jay
Dawlish 07/Sep/12 2nd O/S
LeadBalloon 07/Sep/12 Lead O/S

Scary start, disco legs, definitely need some good micros to get any early pro

with Kelvin
Stuart William 05/Sep/12 2nd O/S
with Matt Ivory
PaulWatson 28/Aug/12 TR rpt

Didnt cover myself with glory this time, annoying as I've done it before no prob

with Pete
Hidden 28/Aug/12 Lead
Stanners 28/Aug/12 Lead rpt
Siyfion 11/Aug/12 TR O/S
Slick 22/Jul/12 2nd
with Shunt
steve-grigg 11/Jul/12 Lead O/S
pheotleyr 17/Jun/12 TR β
with Todd
pheotleyr 17/Jun/12 Lead rpt

decided to lead this after top-roping, placed a side-runner on the right after about 5 meters, felt good

with Todd
RossT 15/Jun/12 Lead
gingerbex 09/Jun/12 TR
Hidden 09/Jun/12 TR
Hidden 19/May/12 Lead
Michael Aylen 15/May/12 2nd O/S

really nice climb george on foot save fall

with George L AI
Hidden 21/Apr/12 Lead
TDembrey 07/Apr/12 2nd O/S
with Dave
Dave Ing 07/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Todd
Steve Webster 07/Apr/12 TR
SGD 31/Mar/12 2nd

great lead by vicky!

Stone Muppet 18/Mar/12 Lead O/S
with ah, jg
luke13 18/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Helen, Hazel
paul1234 16/Mar/12 2nd
with luke13
luke13 16/Mar/12 Lead rpt
with Paul
Fatclimber 10/Mar/12 TR O/S
with Lee
dbm 10/Mar/12 TR dog
with Martin Grenfell
CraigMcAteer 26/Feb/12 TR
with rachel hyett
Hidden 25/Feb/12 Lead O/S
CraigMcAteer 18/Feb/12 Lead

Finished in the rain, my frist E1,according to my guide book. Nice climb, my first HVS.

petecox84 ??/2012 -
PAJames ??/2012 -
Hidden 10/Dec/11 Lead O/S
Jo sumner 10/Dec/11 Lead O/S
lithos 30/Aug/11 Lead

HVS+, bold start but all there, nice route, i thought more consistent than the others

SGD 13/Aug/11 Lead

Bold start felt a bit thin (not used to smearing on limestone) really good route.

andy dunn 22/Jul/11 Lead rpt
with Big Ben
Stanley 15/Jul/11 Lead rpt
Stanners 15/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Phil the van man, Martin Stanfield
Aaron Phillips 09/Jul/11 TR O/S

not as good as others, feels inconsistent and brutal.

with my dad
Poco Loco 09/Jul/11 Lead O/S

I enjoyed this route. The crux is really the first 10m or so until you get good gear. After that it is steady, but still sustained. Felt a grade harder than the other 2 HVS's on the slab.

with R. Horler, Bald Eagle
BALD EAGLE 09/Jul/11 2nd
with J.Pomeroy, R.Horler
Hidden 29/Jun/11 Lead O/S
ian d f 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S
with Mark
markfromstoke 28/Jun/11 2nd
with Ian
Stanley 26/Jun/11 TR rpt
with Petzl Shunt
Tom Brierley Gore 18/Jun/11 Solo O/S
Stanners 29/May/11 Lead rpt

exciting start, puzzled as to how my feet weren't slipping off. great route!

with Martin Stanfield
Stanley 29/May/11 2nd O/S
Becky C 29/May/11 TR O/S
Hidden 22/May/11 2nd rpt
jon_gill1 22/May/11 Lead O/S
dctarrant2000 22/May/11 Lead O/S
with Tom Ball
Hidden 22/May/11 2nd O/S
R_W_M 15/May/11 2nd
with Eleri
Hidden 15/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/May/11 Lead
monika paprzycka 13/May/11 2nd
ron244 05/May/11 Lead O/S

First few metres tricky, but when you remember what you can stand on, the rest of the route follows.

with Peter Bird
colinkeb 02/May/11 TR dog
jon bradley 27/Apr/11 Lead rpt
with Mayur Patel
Radical-G 26/Apr/11 Lead RP
mullermn 02/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Good climb. Either hard HVS 5a or easy E1 5a. The moves are consistent 5a, but they are very consistent from start to finish with few rests.

with Monkey
Monk 02/Apr/11 Lead O/S

I loved this route - the best (and hardest) of the 3 HVS routes on this slab.

Hidden 31/Mar/11 2nd
j miller 13/Mar/11 -

i could imagine there would be a tough mental game over that first section for some people as the first placement is rather high off the ground.

Chris Sansum 13/Mar/11 2nd O/S

Start would have felt bold on lead.

with Gary Lewin
puppythedog 09/Mar/11 Lead β

Lovely climb, felt really focused for the first hard slab bit until first nut went in, good fun.

with leigh
leigh 09/Mar/11 Lead rpt

Steady footwork needed until first high protection

with James
Slick 06/Mar/11 -
kelliroberts3 ?/Mar/11 Lead

Check....attempted E2 and failed so moved across onto this climb

Stanners 26/Feb/11 TR rpt
with Shunt
nick hawkins 02/Feb/11 Lead
with peter
halfwaythere 02/Feb/11 2nd
Stanners 18/Jan/11 TR O/S
with Shunt
Mikey1988 ??/2011 Lead O/S
RM199 ??/2011 TR O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead O/S
Chazwoz ??/2011 Lead dog
with james austrums
Helnorris 13/Dec/10 2nd

Brillant route. Little thin at the start but good climbing.

stvredmond 12/Dec/10 Lead

its a brave start but the climbing is excellent. Glad i gave it ago. the pro is a lot better than what it seems like from the floor. HVS 5a is a fair grade. just looks more serious from the floor

Bobling 12/Dec/10 2nd
with Helen, sredmond
Phil Layton 31/Oct/10 TR O/S

Two guys just finishing up let me top rope - thanks for that, really nice route, fingery and needing concentration.

Ollie Bridges 18/Oct/10 Lead
kenneM 17/Oct/10 Lead O/S
with Steve Marner
Quarryboy 26/Sep/10 Lead rpt

Good now I have done it before it felt easy

with Jack Treble, David Bradbrook
Hidden 24/Sep/10 2nd
Hidden 02/Sep/10 Lead
kyle ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
kyle ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/Aug/10 TR O/S
bpmclimb 30/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 30/Aug/10 2nd
jas128 30/Aug/10 TR dog
Macca_7 23/Aug/10 Lead O/S

A nice clean slab to start then the thin cracks to the top. Not as good as Pickpocket but good none the less.

Hidden 23/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Dr Caterpillar 15/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Paula
Gibbo 15/Aug/10 2nd O/S
with Tom Gibbison
thomasadixon 02/Aug/10 2nd rpt
with Becca
BeccaSnowden 02/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Very, very scary at the start, no gear until for first 6/7m maybe? Twin cracks at the top were much more enjoyable! Wished it carried on higher! E1

with Tom
andy dunn 08/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Big Ben
Bloater 08/Jul/10 2nd O/S
Rhys Jones 17/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 04/Jun/10 AltLd
Mark Davies PK 28/May/10 Solo rpt

on shunt. probably worth E1 but only 5a

with Mr Shunt
bpmclimb 28/May/10 Lead rpt

Still think this is E1

with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 28/May/10 2nd
Alan100 23/May/10 TR

Too hot and lazy to lead it. Good on TR tho. Pity it's not futher from the jugs next door...

TimPerkin 20/May/10 Lead O/S
with Dave Gale
Pete.ent 15/May/10 Lead β
with 7om
Mendip Marty 09/May/10 TR dog

Another good top rope climb, not ready to lead this one yet!

with Helen McCulloch
7om 02/May/10 Lead O/S
Quarryboy 24/Apr/10 Lead RP

yes my first E1 after 2 goes on top rope over 4 months ago I went there today and did it without hesitation great route

with David Bradbrook
simeclimb68 17/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 06/Apr/10 Lead
Danos 05/Apr/10 2nd
with Rich
fishinwater 27/Mar/10 2nd
with Bald eagle
T ny ??/2010 Lead
T ny ??/2010 -
Tom Heslam ??/2010 Lead rpt
with Rosea
Didymus 08/Oct/09 Lead rpt

Bit harder, bit bolder and poorer protection than Pickpocket: E1

with Peet
Quarryboy 20/Sep/09 TR RP

Good route its definatly E1 5b (not HVS 5a)

with David Bradbrook
Hidden 18/Aug/09 Lead RP
andy dunn 07/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Alan
Hidden 20/Jul/09 2nd
thewbert 16/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Vallance
bobumf 12/Jun/09 Lead O/S
with Alan Howells
Sarah Everitt 25/May/09 TR O/S
Turbo 21/May/09 2nd O/S
with matt
evhall 07/Apr/09 Lead O/S

harder than other HVS's

with Fletch
luke13 05/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Dec
deklan 05/Apr/09 2nd
with luke
SteWatkins ?/Mar/09 Lead
kev_george 10/Jan/09 TR O/S
with Ali Dixon
Hidden ?/Jan/09 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2009 Lead O/S
Matt Tranter ??/2009 Lead
misplaced ?/Dec/08 TR O/S
with paul lucas
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead
Hidden 25/Aug/08 TR O/S
bpmclimb 23/Aug/08 Lead rpt
with Clare
Huntlyfiddler 23/Aug/08 2nd
Hidden 02/Aug/08 TR
leigh 26/Jul/08 2nd O/S
with Ed
Hidden 26/Jul/08 Lead
PaulWatson 01/Jul/08 TR O/S

No Pro at the start and a bit limitted thereafter. Good bolts at the top. We left a rope in place from the ab off previous climb. 5a may be overstating it but very sustained and testing. HVS for lack of pro I presume

with Dan
diggers 22/Jun/08 Lead

poor protection on start, but once at about 5m lots of place for pro. a really nice slab climb

with Cheese
Hidden 20/May/08 Lead
thomasadixon 14/May/08 Lead rpt

I'm sure there was a good cam low down that's gone now, makes the start a bit bolder.

with Matt Frank
ShaneHoubart ?/May/08 Lead O/S
tcn_2002 15/Apr/08 Lead
mattf77 17/Feb/08 Lead
with andy pollard
Hidden 15/Oct/07 TR
upontop ?/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Chris
jon thompson27 ?/Jul/07 -

Pleasing parallel cracked slab

with ben harden
Hidden 28/Jun/07 Lead dog
Feeling bold 16/Jun/07 TR
with Egons - Sue
deanster01 12/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Slab climbing, low in its grade but lots of fun.

with Mike
Hidden 03/Jun/07 TR
thomasadixon 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S

Looks bolder than it is, plenty of gear after the beginning.

with Christian
Hidden 01/May/07 TR
Tom Heslam ??/2007 Lead O/S
with Ed Heslam
Luke Gilbert ??/2007 Lead
with Jim Brooke, Rich Smith
tcn_2002 20/Sep/06 Lead
Huntlyfiddler 12/Aug/06 2nd
bpmclimb 12/Aug/06 Lead rpt
with Clare
Hidden 06/Jun/06 Lead O/S
BruceW 30/Apr/06 Lead rpt
with Becca
Hidden 19/Mar/06 2nd O/S
BruceW 19/Mar/06 Solo rpt
Hidden 05/Mar/06 2nd
rotsoscooper 05/Mar/06 2nd O/S

Karen Leads

with Karen and Tom
BruceW 18/Feb/06 Solo O/S
Hidden 30/Jan/06 2nd O/S
Tamlyn ?/Jan/06 Lead O/S
with Dave V
oldmanrivers ??/2006 -
Marti999 ??/2006 Lead
JPGR ?/Oct/05 2nd
with Justin Adams
just one more 22/Jul/05 2nd
with tim b
gaz.marshall ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Huntlyfiddler 30/May/05 2nd
bpmclimb 30/May/05 Lead O/S

Bold. Some locals say maybe E1.

with Clare
LC ?/Apr/05 Lead O/S
Fat Tim 04/Feb/05 Lead β
with PJ
Hidden ??/2005 Solo rpt
JamieAyres 09/May/04 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/04 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead O/S
Ally Smith ??/2004 Lead

As an undergrad, so pre-2004

Mark Davies PK ?/Nov/03 Lead O/S
with Laura
Hidden 05/Oct/03 Lead
Boxy 04/May/03 Lead O/S
with Steve
Neil Curtis 16/Feb/03 Lead dog
with Arthur Austin
Neil Curtis 08/Feb/03 2nd
with Glenn Kelly
Paz ?/Jan/03 Lead O/S
with SN
Hidden ??/2003 2nd O/S
rapidrich 02/Sep/02 Lead O/S
with Katie
Hidden 24/Mar/02 Lead O/S
KRB 03/Nov/01 Solo rpt
Andrew1 03/Jun/01 2nd
with Martin Carter
greedo ??/2001 TR
with Julian redrope
Hidden ?/Jun/00 Lead O/S
Roget 08/Apr/00 Lead O/S
with jon
alan moore ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden 16/Jun/99 Lead
Hidden 01/Jun/99 Lead O/S
John Southworth 20/Feb/99 Lead O/S
with Vicky Munn
cliffy ??/1999 Lead O/S
with Susanne Svendsen
richsmithinbristol 12/Aug/98 Lead O/S
craig h 31/Mar/98 Lead rpt
with Janet Hannah
Hidden ??/1998 Lead O/S
cornishben ??/1997 Lead O/S
mikej 08/Sep/96 Lead
with Nick Salmon
mike fenwick ?/Jul/96 TR
craig h 28/May/96 Lead O/S
with Jamie Tompson
chris sm 18/Feb/96 Lead O/S
Didymus 06/Apr/95 Lead rpt
with Marcus
Michael Hood 22/Jun/94 Lead O/S

Given E1 5b at the time.

AndySL 27/Mar/94 2nd O/S
with Mark
Didymus 20/Mar/94 Lead β
with Marcus
Didymus 30/Jan/94 2nd O/S
with Rongor
duncan ??/1994 Lead O/S
with Dan Donovan
goi.ashmore 18/Sep/93 Lead O/S
with Simon Coles
tompercy 24/Apr/93 2nd
with Martin Beale
NeilGriffiths 30/Jan/93 Lead
with jon didymus
clark alston ?/Dec/92 2nd
with Dick Hanson
jim_randell 10/Sep/92 Lead rpt
jim_randell 08/Sep/92 AltLd O/S

Mark lead part of Retina Plexus - I followed and finished directly up The Baldest placing no protection.

with MB
Budge ?/Jun/92 Lead dog
with Brian Ottewell
Bullybones ??/1986 Lead
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Voting
High E1
Mid E1
Low E1
High HVS
Mid HVS
Low HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
Votes cast 94
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
Votes cast 84
Votes cast 71
Style of ascent
Lead
Followed
Toproped
Soloed
Alt Leads
Not Set
Onsighted
Repeated
Flashed (β)
Dogged
Redpoint
DNF
Ground Up
Not Set